Verb(1) advise or counsel in terms of someone's behavior(2) warn strongly; put on guard(3) take to task
(1) When Stephen King won the National Book Award he used the opportunity to admonish critics for not reading more John Grisham.(2) When they reached the Squad's room, they all turned to either glare at or admonish Vi.(3) It is important that you don't chastise or admonish yourself for your feelings.(4) However, enforcement of the dress code regulations has been uneven and, when it occurred, generally consisted of verbal admonishment by security forces.(5) Citing biblical references, the letter admonishes women to remember that ├ö├ç├┐your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you├ö├ç├┐.(6) We are admonished to avoid speaking ill of the dead, so we'll leave Derrida with this wonderful little story by Michael Martone, a leading figure in the Johns Hopkins creative writing program during the 1960s.(7) But doctors are admonished to prescribe this pain reliever only with the utmost caution for a patient with limited kidney function.(8) Shortly after this incident,├ö├ç┬¬ his accusers noticed that he posted a memo on the law school's Web site admonishing them in what seemed to be an act of spite.(9) In addition, clients are admonished to drink at least two quarts of water each day to help cleanse the body of toxins associated with weight loss and exercise.(10) He claims to be a compassionate, caring man, often admonishing people to ├ö├ç├┐love your neighbor like you would love to be loved yourself.├ö├ç├û(11) It stresses throughout the narrow line separating righteousness from self-righteousness, and admonishes believers to be humble in the knowledge that no person nor even any creed can claim to have the full truth.(12) Now a television pundit, the player was admonished by his team manager, after he had criticised his team-mates.(13) Alan Hansen would recall that, despite having won the European Cup, the taciturn Paisley still admonished his men ├ö├ç├┐it's winning the league that's important├ö├ç├û.(14) When there were no more bottles to be thrown, laughter echoed on West 107th Street, along with the sounds of dog owners admonishing their pets to be quiet and get back to sleep.(15) St. Paul admonishes us: ├ö├ç├┐Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them.├ö├ç├û(16) Violence is an increasing problem in schools; one victim was headbutted after admonishing a pupil and needed stitches.
1. reprimand ::
2. advise ::
3. warn ::
4. caution ::
5. reprove ::
Different Formsadmonish, admonished, admonishes, admonishing, admonishment, admonishments
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